Events

NC Baroque Orchestra Retreat

The North Carolina Baroque Orchestra (NCBO) is looking forward to working with artistic director Frances Blaker at their upcoming Orchestra Building Retreat at The Mountain Retreat Center July 22-26, 2024! NCBO appreciates the opportunity to explore their musical creativity in the peaceful environment provided by The Mountain. The orchestra will end their week of work...

Aaron Shearer Summer Institute

Aaron Shearer’s two greatest passions were guitar and hiking which we celebrate yearly at our summer guitar program. Join us this summer in 2024 for our 8th annual Institute held at the beautiful Mountain Retreat and Learning Center in North Carolina.

Wild Mushroom ID and Foraging Workshop Aug 3

About the Event Mushroom ID and Foraging Workshop- Saturday, August 3rd from 2pm-5pm This workshop includes a 2-3 hour walk in the forest while we discover, properly identify, and discuss foraging for wild edible and medicinal mushrooms. We cover the basics to get you started on what could become a lifelong passion and hobby of...

Adult Farm Camp

Roll up your sleeves and experience the joy of farm life firsthand during this thoroughly unique 4-day retreat. From planting seeds to harvesting crops, you’ll gain practical skills and a deeper appreciation for the sustainable practices that fuel our farm-to-fork philosophy.  We will explore wild edible plant and mushroom foraging, create medicinal products from our...

Wild Mushroom ID & Foraging Workshop Aug 24

About the Event Mushroom ID and Foraging Workshop -   Saturday, August 24th  from 2pm-5pm This workshop includes a 2-3 hour walk in the forest while we discover, properly identify, and discuss foraging for wild edible and medicinal mushrooms.  We cover the basics to get you started on what could become a lifelong passion and hobby...

Farm Fest

The Many Hands Peace Farm

Join the Many Hands Peace Farm on Sunday, September 1st for a day of family-focused fun and educational workshops on sustainable farming and regenerative agriculture. Enjoy fresh tasty treats from our local farming community, live bands, and engaging programs to inspire you and your family to build and cultivate your home garden and kitchen traditions, stories,...

Qollasuyu Gathering 2024 Retreat

In these times of continual stress when everything seems to converge in more mayhem and mischief, we are called to be in community. We need to be with one another. We need to deepen our connections within the natural and unseen worlds by immersing in the encantos that sing us back to Life! These are...

5Rhythms Dance Movement Retreat Fall 2024

Embodied Sanctuary SANCTUARY: the root word means holy, a sacred place or refuge, safety and protection We can make a sanctuary in our body. For many of us our body is a foreign territory, unknown to us even as we inhabit this vessel. How do we create SANCTUARY in our body? The collective can be...

Episcopal Church of the Epiphany Annual Retreat

The Episcopal Church of the Epiphany is an inclusive community called to seek and follow Jesus Christ. We welcome all people in the Eucharistic fellowship of Christ’s Body. We receive strength and encouragement at the common table to carry out Christ’s work of reconciliation in our broken world. Nourished by worship and witness, learning and...

GSV 2024 Fall Conference

We are committed to creating a safe, sacred space that is open to all spiritual paths, wherein men who love men may explore and strengthen spiritual identity. ​​We are committed to creating a spiritual community with the intent to heal, nurture our gifts and potential, and live with integrity in the world. ​We are committed...

2024 UUWomenspirit Fall Institute and Gathering

UUWomenspirit is a semi-annual retreat where women have gathered since 1987 to explore and celebrate the Feminine Divine. Our theme for this event is Gather at the Crossroads, an ancient symbol invoking a convergence of intersecting paths, a place of contemplation and reflection, a place of choice, and a place from where the first step...